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6 11, 2018

How to Get Your Board to Support Your Cause

By |November 6th, 2018|blog, Development, news|Comments Off on How to Get Your Board to Support Your Cause

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A few years ago, I wrote an article that was titled, 5 Decisive Ways to Support Your Nonprofit Board’s Fundraising Efforts. As we approach Giving Tuesday and the holiday season, this is the time to be focusing on one of the elements […]

27 09, 2018

YOU Matter; You Can Do Anything

By |September 27th, 2018|blog, Business, personal|Comments Off on YOU Matter; You Can Do Anything

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If you’re a business leader, you likely have your share of critics. I know I have my own fan club. I’ve told this story in other mediums, but I think it bears repeating because sometimes the world can be a very tough place […]

26 06, 2018

Donors Are Giving Less: Here’s What You Can Do

By |June 26th, 2018|blog, Development, personal|Comments Off on Donors Are Giving Less: Here’s What You Can Do

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As was reported recently by CBS News, fundraising for 2018 is down. Unfortunately, the new federal tax law that came into effect earlier this year was expected to depress giving to charity, and sure enough, that seems to be the way it […]

2 08, 2016

Live to Prove Others Wrong

By |August 2nd, 2016|blog, Development, Nonprofit Leadership|Comments Off on Live to Prove Others Wrong

motivationOne of the best things in life is to prove the doubters wrong. I take a lot of pleasure in showing those who think I can’t do something that I can.

I’ve said this often. When I was a kid in high school, a “brilliant” teacher told me […]

21 06, 2016

Being Over 50 Should Inspire More Dreams, Not Less

By |June 21st, 2016|blog, Nonprofit Leadership, personal|Comments Off on Being Over 50 Should Inspire More Dreams, Not Less

over50dreamingNot too long ago an old buddy of mine, we’ll call him Sam, and I had breakfast. One of the best times of my week is when I’m meeting colleagues and friends for an early morning breakfast. It’s an opportunity to share insight and listen. I find […]

13 06, 2016

A CEO’s Open Letter to His Team After the Tragedy in Orlando

By |June 13th, 2016|blog, Nonprofit Leadership, personal|Comments Off on A CEO’s Open Letter to His Team After the Tragedy in Orlando

Orlando copy“Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.” – Martin Luther King, Jr.

This weekend, a stain was left on the fabric of our nation with the deadliest mass shooting in our country’s history happening […]

18 02, 2016

An Afghanistan War Vet And Rebel With A Cause

By |February 18th, 2016|blog, news, Nonprofit Leadership|Comments Off on An Afghanistan War Vet And Rebel With A Cause

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One of my favorite articles to write is when I happen upon an organization or cause that is doing excellent work. This time, a friend of mine told me about Wings for Warriors. I think we are all grateful for the servicemen and women who […]

2 02, 2016

5 Decisive Ways to Support Your Nonprofit Board’s Fundraising Efforts

By |February 2nd, 2016|blog, Marketing, personal|Comments Off on 5 Decisive Ways to Support Your Nonprofit Board’s Fundraising Efforts

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You want to succeed in your fundraising. One of the best places to begin is with your board. It doesn’t matter what type of board giving policies you have and it’s not important who serves on your board. Every board needs the support and […]

17 09, 2015

If Not Now, When?

By |September 17th, 2015|blog, Development|Comments Off on If Not Now, When?

“I know people that are dead at 25 and don’t make it official until they are 80.”

– Grant Cardone

Have you ever looked around you and seen the walking dead? They’re easy to spot, even without the Hollywood movie make-up.

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They’re the ones wishing their life were better. They’re the ones who wish they were […]